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outbound server attack

How to Detect Outbound Server Attack

This article describes how to detect outbound server attack and tackle abuse complaints on your web hosting environments. It’s not a secret and if you yourself are a linux systems administrator or a website developer or someone who is dealing with production environments, you are already well-aware of the three demons we have to face almost every day on the servers we are managing which are “Spamming”, “Phishing” and “Abuse Complaints”. ( I know there are more of these kinds [...]

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How to fix Deceptive Site Ahead

Deceptive site ahead  is quite common page for infected website with malware’s or spywares. Generally, this vulnerability comes from outdated scripts, third-party plugins, or vulnerable themes. Google automatically detects and warn its users about the infected website. The detailed message will appear as Google Safe Browsing recently detected phishing on domain.com. Phishing sites pretend to be other websites to trick you. In short to explain in an easy way this warning means search engine like Google have detected a hack [...]

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server high load

How to deal with high load on servers

High load causes lots of problem on your servers. It’s one of those problems which is equivalent to server down and effects your service level agreement along with your company’s reputation at stake. Given the competitive hosting industry market someone can really ill afford to let their servers face high load and server down issues. The downside of high load is customers are getting effected with slow loading times, sometimes almost inaccessible and various errors popping up on the websites [...]

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ecommerce security aws

Deploy Secure ecommerce Workloads on Amazon Web Services – AWS

Ever since the COVID-19 virus came into our lives things have changed dramatically, followed by recent lockdown throughout the country which have created different types of problems for normal people, business owners and other vendors. Not only this but existing online ecommerce businesses like Amazon have also been hit badly due to logistical issues and nationwide restrictions. Lockdown and other restrictions have forced many business owners to think and explore online business solutions for their customers. There has been an [...]

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website security

Protect your WordPress website in 10 simple steps.

Recently we encountered a situation where one of our client’s website was compromised. The website is a WordPress website with third party plugins installed as per the sites requirement. The hack was noticed when we checked the LFD alerts of AUTHRELAY and found spamming was being initiated from the server. We were quick to notice the alerts generated for the website and then started our investigation. Upon investigation we tried to login into WordPress admin area, but were unable to [...]

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SSD vs HDD

Know if disk is a SSD or normal HDD

In many cases, we have found servers having mixed type of disks, SSD for operating systems and normal large HDD for storage, so how to differentiate which disk is SSD and which one is not? Here’s how it can be detected: For Linux Operating Systems: There are 2 methods:Method 1: Use of lsblk..Use command lsblk -o name,rota and it will give a block list with ROTA value as 1 or 0 (1 for Normal HDD and 0 for SSD). NAME [...]

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asterisk voip

What is VOIP ? How to Install Asterisk VOIP

What is VOIP ? You may have started hearing the term VOIP more in more in recent years, the reason is because it is quickly becoming a widely utilized tool for communication. VOIP or Voice over Internet Protocol, is an alternative to traditional phone technology that utilized the internet for voice communications rather than phone lines and mobile cell towers. It has become a popular option for companies, as it enables any business with broadband internet access to a flexible platform for [...]

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cpanel-directadmin-migration

cPanel to Directadmin Migration Guide

cPanel to Directadmin Migration Guide Since the license cost for cPanel has been increased, Many users are finding it difficult to digest the new license cost from cpanel. We have been getting many requests for cpanel migration to directadmin servers and have been actively supporting  the migrations for our clients. However its best to share this migration procedure with the users who are looking to migrate their servers towards direct-admin. Click the given link below. Cpanel to DirectAdmin Migration Steps This simple [...]

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dedicated-ip

Benefits of using Dedicated IP for your website

It’s always better to take a static IP address for your website if you are really serious about your websites reputation and business identity. A static IP provides lots of benefits in terms of mail availability, DNS and obviously making use of SSL certificates like wildcard SSL or Green bar SSL. However, the major benefit of using static IP is for “Mails”. Emails sent from your domain or website will be from your own IP instead of shared IP [...]

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pci-compliance

PCI Compliance Checklist – How to resolve Vulnerabilities.

What is actually PCI Complaince and why it is required? The PCI (Payment Card Industry) is a data security standard that must be followed by all the financial institutions, credit card companies, Payment gateway and merchants those are processing the online card payments. The server, computer or any other IP equipment’s processing these data by MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Visa, and JCB International must compliance with these Data Security Standards.  PCI scan is very essentials and should meet these Data [...]

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